Another instalment of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas has come and gone, and for yet another year it was dominated by automotive brands. Cars.co.za tech correspondent Nafisa Akabor takes a look at some of the coolest concepts and motor tech out of CES 2018.
Volkswagen I.D. Buzz
Remember the old VW Bus? VW is making an autonomous version of the vehicle called the I.D. Buzz, that will be both smart and electric. It first appeared as a concept in 2017, but now we have more information. Through its partnership with Nvidia, the AI-enabled vehicle will use deep learning technology to learn about driver and rider preferences. The dashboard will have touchscreen controls instead of buttons or knobs, and will feature augmented reality features and laser scanners. The vehicle can be unlocked with a smartphone, and the seats inside can be rotated for more space through the tracks on the inside. The vehicle has been confirmed to go into production and expected to reach dealerships by 2022.
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